8 days in Montana Itinerary

8 days in Montana Itinerary

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Big Sky
— 2 nights
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Gardiner
— 1 night
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West Glacier
— 2 nights

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Big Sky

Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. Get out of town with these interesting Big Sky side-trips: West Yellowstone (Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, &more). The adventure continues: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, fly down the slopes at Big Sky Resort, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lone Peak, and hike along Ousel Falls Trail.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Big Sky tour builder.

Sydney, Australia to Big Sky is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Big Sky is minus 17 hours. Traveling from Sydney in July, you will find days in Big Sky are a bit warmer (29°C), and nights are a bit cooler (4°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Gardiner.

Things to do in Big Sky

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

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Lone Peak
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Gardiner

Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): whizz through the canopy at Montana Whitewater and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Gardiner trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Big Sky to Gardiner in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. July in Gardiner sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to West Glacier.

Things to do in Gardiner

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
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West Glacier

West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. On the 5th (Mon), explore the activities along Lake McDonald, trek along Trail of the Cedars, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Swiftcurrent Falls, hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, and then cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our West Glacier sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Gardiner to West Glacier takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Gardiner in July, things will get a bit warmer in West Glacier: highs are around 34°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in West Glacier

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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Scenic Drive
Going-to-the-Sun Road
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